Gilchrist Park - Punta Gorda, FL USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife
N 26° 56.024 W 082° 03.340
17R E 395196 N 2979532
Quick Description: Large park along Charlott Harbor
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 4/11/2008 7:47:32 PM
Waymark Code: WM3JE0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 122

Long Description:
This park is 11 acres and runs along Charlotte Harbor in Punta Gorda, FL. The statue of Ponce de Leon is a focal point. There is ample open areas for a game of catch or frisbee and a playground for the kiddies; among other amenities.
Name: Gilchrist Park

Street Location: 400 W. Retta Esplanade

Local Municipality: Punta Gorda

State/Province, etc.: FL

Country: USA

Web Site: [Web Link]

Picnic Facilities: gazebo, shelter, picnic tables

Recreational Facilities:
sidewalk for walking, jogging and biking, basketball court, playground, two tennis courts, one fishing pier, gardens, gazebo, restrooms, shelters, picnic tables, small beach


Monuments/Statues: Ponce de Leon Monument

Fountains: Ponce de Leon Monument Fountain

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Charlotte Harbor

Traditional Geocaches:
GCM90J
GCNKMQ


Memorial/Commemoration: Not listed

Date Established: Not listed

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Not listed

Special Events: Not listed

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